Talk to these three people -- who are more likely to tell you 'no' -- before handing over your hard-earned cash for a franchise business.
Navigate 'discovery day' with this list of questions that will make sure you learn all the essential information you need before you shake hands.
If you pay peanuts, you may get monkeys. Learn where to dig and why so you can outweigh costs with benefits and find the best franchise opportunity for you
Once you have a few franchises in mind, you'll be talking to a franchise rep from each company. Here's the skinny on how that phone call should go.
Once you've narrowed your franchise choices to a few – or a few dozen – it's time to investigate these informational options.
Don't lay down any cash until you've carefully evaluated the most common risks you might face when buying a franchise.
If you're thinking about buying a franchise operation, here are three key benefits of buying into franchise opportunities.